Threats and risks

Russian-state malware used by cyber criminals in banking Trojans

Security threats - password theft
Gyges, developed by Russian intelligence, is used in banking Trojans and 'ransomware'
21 Jul 2014

LinkedIn users warned of new phishing scam

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Fake emails discovered designed to harvest logins and passwords
18 Jul 2014

Small businesses convinced they won't be cyber attack targets have 'heads in the sand'

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Britain's small businesses woefully under prepared to protect themselves against hackers, claims Kaspersky Labs
18 Jul 2014

Blackphone: BlackBerry 'compromised its integrity' in security years ago, and has no right to criticise us

Super-secure smartphone maker describes BlackBerry’s criticism as 'slinging mud'
17 Jul 2014

What will the government's new data retention bill mean for UK businesses?

James Walsh, head of telecoms, and Liz Fitzsimons, data protection specialist at Eversheds LLP discuss the new bill's implications
17 Jul 2014

Facebook number one social network for phishing attacks

Kaspersky Labs warns Facebook users remain vulnerable to cyber criminal phishing
16 Jul 2014

US critical infrastructure unprepared for cyber attack - report

Survey from Unisys and the Ponemon Institute indicates patchy preparedness of cyber attack
15 Jul 2014

Connecting risk management to cyber security

Danny Palmer investigates how businesses can protect themselves against uncertain cyber threats in light of the increasing number of connected devices in the world
14 Jul 2014

Assigning a value to corporate data

How are some of Britain’s top organisations trying to promote the value of their data to the biggest leakers – their own staff and clients? Peter Gothard reports
14 Jul 2014

Authorities and private firms collaborate to combat Shylock malware

Law enforcement agencies and web security firms work together to combat notorious malware
11 Jul 2014

Biffa still using Windows XP across the company, 'no business case' for Windows 7 says IT director

Migration planned, but firewalls are enough for now says David Gooding
09 Jul 2014

Security of open source in a post-Heartbleed world

'We don't have the opportunity to change our minds now, we're using open source, that decision is made,' said Marc Lueck on panel discussion about security
02 Jul 2014

'Buy a big enough botnet and you can crack almost any level of encryption' says BT

'Encryption no longer be all and end all' says head of information assurance Jelleyman
01 Jul 2014

Project to detect collusion attacks on Android begins

Collusion attacks use malicious apps to circumvent Android controls in order to pass data to criminals
01 Jul 2014

Advanced Persistent Threats 'absolutely exist' says Palo Alto Networks

'This kind of thing is happening all the time now' says systems engineering manager Sherlow
01 Jul 2014

Email isn't secure but it's here to stay, says Websense information security officer

People dislike email but businesses are stuck with it, Neil Thacker tells Computing's Enterprise Security and Risk Management Summit
01 Jul 2014

M&S CISO: I have to remind our board that we are going to have data breaches and get hacked

Matt Denny was launched into a 'here be dragons' type situation
01 Jul 2014

BBC board wary of security projects, says info security manager

'It’s all about reputation, availability and staying on the telly' reveals Cooper
01 Jul 2014

No more castle building - enterprise security and risk management

Research for Enterprise Security & Risk Management Summit 2014 finds IT moving away from a protect-at-all-costs mentality
01 Jul 2014

US ambassador: 'We must stop Chinese cyber crime'

Max Baucus, the United States ambassador to China, says action must be taken to prevent cyber crime originating from the country
25 Jun 2014

Heartbleed - 300,000 systems still not secure

Even a decade from now, critical systems could be vulnerable, claims security researcher
23 Jun 2014

US Congress to cut finance for NSA ‘backdoor snooping’

Representatives assert themselves to bar government agencies from demanding 'back door' access to IT platforms
20 Jun 2014

Amazon launches smartphone with 3D gimmickry and retail sales leanings

That’s all very well… but is it innovation?
19 Jun 2014

GCHQ can now legally track Google, Facebook and web-based email without warrants

Welcome to your connected future, citizen
18 Jun 2014